Adam Scott: 5 Things to Know About the New Masters Champ

Scott became the first Australian to win golf's biggest tournament on Sunday

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While Adam Scott thrilled golf fans on Sunday with his dramatic Masters playoff win over Angel Cabrera, the hunky Aussie also picked up legions of fans with his broad smile, thick locks and muscled arms.

Here are five fun facts about the world’s newest fairway star – who is also be the first Australian to win the tournament.

1. He’s Single!
At 32, Scott, a lanky 6′, 180-lb. native of Adelaide, Australia, has never been married.

2. … But He Has a Glamorous Past
According to the Daily Mail, he’s dated two celebrities: Kate Hudson, in 2009, and the tennis star Ana Ivanovic, from whom he split in 2011.

3. He Studied in the States
Scott attended college at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. While enrolled, he was a member of the Sigma Chi fraternity but golfed for just one semester, according to the Las Vegas Sun.

4. His Peers Adore Him
Not only did Scott receive a flurry of positive Tweets from his fellow professional golfers, including fellow Aussie Greg Norman, whom Scott considers a mentor, but Keith Urban and One Direction’s Niall Horan also offered praise. “Adam Scott!!! You are the man! Congrats, mate,” Tweeted Urban. “Yeaaaahhhh Adam Scott ya legend! Doin’ it for the Aussies!” Horan Tweeted.

5. He’s Already Gone Viral
His righteously infectious high-fives with his New Zealand-born caddy, Steve Williams, – who used to work for Tiger Woods – have gone viral. Check out video of their celebration posted online.

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